Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterA longtime fugitive from justice in Scioto County has been arrested out west. Scioto County Sheriff’s Captain David Hall said Richard E. Colley, a registered sex offender, was taken into custody in Humboldt County, Nevada, over the weekend.“He was in a stolen car,” Hall said. “He and a girl got picked up hitchhiking in a stolen car.”Hall explained that the two had been hitchhiking, when they were picked up. It turned out the car that picked them up was stolen. Both face stolen car charges.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterU.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), is pushing legislation that could save the federal government $275 million over ten years, and put a dent in the recidivism of inmates in the federal prison system.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterAn Ohio House bill would require hospitals to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs. House Bill 315, sponsored by Representative Lynn Wachtmann (R-Napoleon), is designed to allow legislators to see if the state is being effective in dealing with the problem.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterWith an end of the year deadline looming, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged leaders in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representative to pass an extension to the Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act, legislation aimed at relieving homeowners of the requirement to pay taxes on mortgage debt forgiveness resulting from mortgage modifications, or short sales.
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterYou might want to do a good background check on any gun you buy from an individual. If that gun turns out to be stolen, chances are you will lose it, and the money you paid for it.Thieves again struck a Scioto County residence and stole a complete collection of guns on Monday. According to the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office report, a house on Brushy Fork Road in South Webster was hit, and two safes were removed from a bedroom, ...
Bob StrickleyPDT Content ManagerLEXINGTON, Ky. —Babcock & Wilcox Conversion Services LLC (BWCS) announced Monday afternoon that Dr. Gary L. Scott had been named to the newly created position of deputy manager for BWCS’ DUF6 Projects conversation plant in Piketon.Scott was previously acting plant deputy manager and director of waste management and transportation at the Piketon plant.The DUF6 Project, operated for the Department of Energy ...
Frank LewisPDT Staff WriterU.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says a Treasury Department regulation could unintentionally weaken your retirement security, and the retirement security of many American workers. In response, Portman and Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew expressing concern that department has decided to ease up on those rules for now while seeking public suggestions on a permanent fix.Portman said the ...
Portia WilliamsPDT Staff WriterCelebration and anticipation of the new year can be experienced at the Elks Club Bash New Years Eve event. The theme is ‘The Roaring ’20s’ and the festivities begin at 6 p.m. at the Elks City Club in Portsmouth.The Elks City Club will bring in the New Year with a roar, as they host New Years Bash.Vicki Hatcher, one of the event committee members, said they are looking forward to the celebration....
The Northwest Board of education met for their regular...
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